Jeffrey Cannata — (Cade Ballard)
As an actor and comedian in Los Angeles, Jeffrey has built a resume that illustrates range and versatility. On television, he has had recurring roles on soaps like The Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital, and The Young and the Restless, as well as family fare like Nickelodeon’s Just for Kicks. His numerous national and regional commercials include products as varied as Coors Light, Coldwell Banker, Disney, and the Apple iPhone.
Jeffrey also has extensive stage credits, performing seasons with the Texas and Nevada Shakespeare Festivals, The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, and northern California’s Theatreworks, where he won a Dean Goodman Award for the role of Chris in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. Jeff played the title character in the world premiere comedy, The Psychic, and the rock star Johnny in Dissonance, both at Gary Marshall’s Falcon Theatre. Most recently, Jeffrey played Garry/Roger in Noises Off at the Norris Center.
With stand up comedian Christian Spicer, Jeff created Double Jump, the live late night comedy show which has played to sold out audiences at the popular Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater.
Jeff was LA correspondent for Reviews on the Run, the G4 network’s daily media review program, for over 300 episodes, and has guest hosted on /Film, This Week in Tech, Techzilla, Breaking it Down with Catherine Reitman, and Attack of the Show, among many others.
Jeff is also co-host of Weekend Confirmed for Shacknews.com, a weekly video game talk show widely regarded as one of the industry leaders, and, most recently, has joined CNET’s Always On with Molly Wood.